Almonds Are Now ?Healthy,? According to FDA

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

On Sept. 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new Guidance for Industry on the use of the implied nutrient content claim ?healthy,? which has exciting implications for almonds. Based on this new guidance, almonds can now use the term ?healthy?
Assessment Increase Comments Close Oct. 12

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

There?s very little time left to comment on the proposed increase in the assessment from 3 cents a pound to 4 cents for a three-year period.
FDA Extends FSMA Compliance Dates; Issues Draft Guidance

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

In August, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made three major Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) announcements as follows:
Higher Permanent MRL for Fosetyl-Al Expected to Replace Temporary MRL

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

In January, the European Commission extended the temporary maximum residue limit (MRL) for Fosetyl-Al for almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pistachios, and walnuts unt
Almond Leadership Program: Do It!

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

Members of the Almond Leadership Class of 2016 pose in front of Burchell Nursery, where they learned about the budding process for almond trees.Afte
Air Quality Legislation Signed by Governor

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

The California State Legislature has adjourned after passing several bills that were signed into law by Gov. Brown on Sept. 8. While Almond Board of California cannot take a position for or against specific bills, we do monitor legislation to determine the impact on the California Almond industry.
Almonds Overtake Hazelnuts: Now No. 1 in Snack Products in Europe

The Handle - Oct. 06, 2016

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